International law firm Pinsent-Masons offers an illuminating discussion of violence in video games and analyzes the "great divide" in censorship measures adopted in the U.K. and the U.S. The "great divide" is also an apt term to apply to the gap between research on the consequences of exposure to violence in video games, and […]
Archives for May 2006
"Manipulation of information has been a basic matter of policy – used to overwhelm dissent."
Issue 101, Spring 2006 On September 30, 2005, the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten published “The face of Mohammed,” 12 cartoons (including the one at right, by Arne Sørensen) accompanied by an article in which editor Flemming Rose commented provocatively, “The modern, secular society is rejected by some Muslims. They demand a special position, insisting on […]
The US Food and Drug Administration recently announced that it found no "sound scientific" evidence to support medical use of marijuana, disregarding contrary findings by the National Academy of Science Institute of Medicine in 1999.
Poor Jay Bennish, the teacher in Aurora, Colorado, who criticized aspects of the State of the Union address in his 10th grade geography class. Too bad he didn’t like it. Too bad one of his students was secretly recording the class.